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Oral History Center of The Bancroft Library at the University of California Berkeley
Mar 24, 2018 Regional Oral History Office
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Description : Comments on journalism background; Pat Brown's gubernatorial re-election campaigns, 1962 and 1966; work as State Director of Finance; reorganization of state government in the Brown administration; etc. Appended: copy of an article written for The Reporter. Call Number : Phonotape 2884 C: 1-8 Digitized by California Audiovisual Preservation Project .
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 8 Tapes of 8: 1/8 inch audiocassette
Oral History Center of The Bancroft Library at the University of California Berkeley
Mar 23, 2018 Regional Oral History Office
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Description : Comments on student days at UCLA; graduate work at UC Berkeley, 1931-33; association with Communist Party; work as warehouseman; San Francisco waterfront strikes; warehouse organizing drive; growth of ILWU and union leadership; Harry Bridges; relations with Teamsters' Union; etc. Call Number : Phonotape 1637 C Digitized by California Audiovisual Preservation Project .
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 43 Tapes of 43: 1/8 inch audiocassette
Description : Discussion of legal and judicial career of his father, Warren Olney, Jr.; his own career working in Contra Costa County District attorney's office, with Earl Warren in Alameda County district attorney's office and in California Attorney General's Office, as counsel of California Crime Study Commission on Organized Crime in Warren's gubernatorial administration, as head of the criminal division of Department of Justice in the Eisenhower administration, and as director of...
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Source: 24 Tapes of 24: 1/4 inch audiotape
Oral History Center of The Bancroft Library at the University of California Berkeley
Mar 23, 2018 Regional Oral History Office
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Description : Interviews with three sons and a daughter of Earl Warren. Notes by Mrs. Warren also included. Copies of photographs inserted. Discussion of family life in Oakland and in the Governor's mansion, Sacramento; views of him as a father and as political figure; their own careers and political interests. As follows: Nina Palmquist Warren: Notes from the California First Lady. James Warren: Recollections of the Eldest Warren Son. Earl Warren, Jr.: California Politics. Nina Warren Brien:...
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Source: 9 Tapes of 9: 1/4 inch audio tape; 1/8 inch audio cassette
Description : Comments on working in the Helen G. Douglas senatorial campaign, 1950; election to and service on the Los Angeles City Council; marriage to Eugene Wyman and his role in Democratic Party, including state chairmanship; Democratic Party politics; business interests after her husband's death; position of women in politics. With this: additional documentary material. Call Number : Phonotape 1331 C Digitized by California Audiovisual Preservation Project .
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Source: 7 Tapes of 7: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Oral History Center of The Bancroft Library at the University of California Berkeley
Mar 23, 2018 Regional Oral History Office
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Description : Interviews documenting the Goodwin Knight/Edmund Brown, Sr. era. Copies of photographs and of documentary material inserted. Interviewees, and titles of interviews, as follows: A. Ronald Button. California Republican Party Official and State Treasurer of California, 1956-1958. Comments also aon Earl Warren. Phil S. Gibson. Recollections of a Chief Justice of the California Supreme Court. Comments also on Culbert L. Olson and on judicial reforms. Stanley Mosk. Attorney General's...
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Source: 11 Tapes of 11: 1/8 inch audio cassette; 1/4 inch audio tape
Description :  Interview with former California Governor Edmund G. (Pat) Brown. Brown discusses his family and youth; early friendships and marriage; law school, legal practice, and first political steps; adventures as a young attorney; work as San Francisco District Attorney and state and national politics; election as Attorney General and Democratic party politics; the 1956 presidential campaign; the 1958 election and first years as Governor; organization and operation of the Governor's...
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Source: 1/4 inch audiotape; 18 inch audio cassette
Description :  Comments on student days, University of California, Berkeley, class of 1916; participation in Republican Party politics, 1940s-'60s; fundraising for various campaigns, including Earl Warren's; involvement in California water issues and controversies, including state wide bond issue for the water project; appointment to Economic and Social Council of the United Nations, 1954-56; emergence of Ronald Reagan as political figure. Call Number : Phonotape 1352 C Digitized by the...
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Source: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Oral History Center of The Bancroft Library at the University of California Berkeley
Nov 30, 2017 Regional Oral History Office
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Description : Interviews with five men instrumental in developing California's water plan. Interviewees and titles of interviews, as follows: Edmund G. Brown, Sr.: The California Water Project: Personal Interest and Involvement in the Legislation, Public Support, and Construction, 1950-1966; B. Abbott Goldberg: Water Policy Issues in the Courts, 1950-1966; Ralph M. Brody: Devising Legislation and Building Public Support for the California Water Project, 1950-1960; A Brief History of the...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1/4 inch audiotape; 1/8 inch audiocassette
Oral History Center of The Bancroft Library at the University of California Berkeley
Nov 30, 2017 Regional Oral History Office
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Description :  Interviews with legislative leaders during the Knight/Brown administrations. Copies of photographs and of supporting documentary material inserted. Issues discussed include party organization and campaigns; California water plan; legislative reapportionment; capital punishment and the Caryl Chessman case; mental health; civil rights; oil industry and politics; education; government reorganization; etc. Interviewees, and titles of interviews, v. 1; Thomas W. Caldecott....
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Source: 1/4 inch audiotape; 1/8 inch audiocassette
Description : Rural poverty, migrant labor studies; Central Valley Project studies; Congress and the 160-acre limitation battles, 1944-72; the state water project, 1950-60; research, writing, consultation, and testimony; travels for AID and the United Nations to Asia, Middle East, and Latin America; reflections on small farms, rural communities, political action, and the relationships between law, politics, and administration in the US and abroad. Call Number : Phonotape 788 A Digitized by the...
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Oral History Center of The Bancroft Library at the University of California Berkeley
Jun 8, 2017 Regional Oral History Office
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Description : Joseph E. Heitz left an Illinois farm upbringing for a routine evening job in the Italian Swiss Colony winery in Fresno during World War II. While studying at UC Davis he worked part time jobs in San Joaquin wineries and Beaulieu Vineyard in Rutherford. He was instrumental in setting up the enology program at Fresno State University and later purchased a small winery that he slowly built into Heitz Cellars. Youth and wartime service; first jobs in wineries in the 1940s; studies at...
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Source: 5 Tapes of 5: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Note : Thumping towards beginning and end of several parts, as recorded on tape. Gap from 00:02:13 - 00:02:21 on Part 1. Description : A written record of education, work in Illinois Water Survey, 1906-1916, and UC Berkeley, 1916-1955, based on oral history transcripts, with direct excerpts on career, research and consultation in the field of sanitary engineering, and on Charles Gilman Hyde. Appended list of publications, and introduction by Percy McGauhey to the Langelier Collection in the...
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Source: 4 Reels of 4: 1/4 inch audio tape
Note : Gap from 00:33:00 - 00:40:37 on Part 8. Description : Comments on student days at University of California, Berkeley, class of '31; teaching at Berkeley in Dept. of Speech; World War II service; work as chairman of Public Ceremonies Committee; on-and-off-campus theatrical activities; presidents, chancellors and their wives; student unrest; ceremonies, dedications and cultural events; famous people appearing on campus; etc. Appended: bibliographical information and reprint of an article;...
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Source: 18 Reels of 18: 1/4 inch audio tape
Oral History Center of The Bancroft Library at the University of California Berkeley
Jun 8, 2017 Regional Oral History Office
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Note : Parts 1-5 recorded at low level. Description : EMELYN KNOWLAND JEWETT (1929-1988) and ESTELLE KNOWLAND JOHNSON recall their father as senator, campaigner, and civic leader, his political philosophy and colleagues; relationship with Knight, Nixon, and Warren; civic efforts in Oakland. Friend and aide PAUL MANOLIS (b. 1928) on the campaigns, right-to-work, and other issues. Jewett, Emelyn Knowland, ""My Father's Political Philosophy and Colleagues"". Johnson, Estelle...
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Source: 3 Tapes of 3: 1/4 inch audiotape; 1/8 inch audio cassette
Note : Voices somewhat distorted throughout programs. Content ends abruptly. Description : Childhood in San Francisco and Philadelphia; undergraduate education at Dartmouth, graduate work in physics at UC Berkeley; professors at Berkeley: J. Robert Oppenheimer, Emilio Segrè, Ernest Lawrence; work on the atomic bomb at Los Alamos during World War II; physicists at Los Alamos: Enrico Fermi, Clyde Wiegand, Edward Teller; postwar graduate work at the University of Chicago; UC Berkeley Radiation...
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Source: 8 Reels of 8: 1/4 inch audio tape
Description : Early years in Germany; going to sea; immigration to the United States and working his way from New York to San Francisco; German restaurants in SF, 1907-21; purchase, 1922, operation, and development of Schroeder's Cafe; discussion of problems of Prohibition and of German restaurants in two World Wars: participation in restaurant operations of T. Max Kniesche, II and T. Max Kniesche, III. Call Number : Phonotape 1364 A Transcript : Schroeder's Cafe and the German restaurant...
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Source: 8 Reels of 8: 1/4 inch audio tape
Description : The interview focuses on Appert's career in engineering and activities of the Lenkurt Electric Company, a firm he helped found. Call Number : Phonotape 3266 A:1-2 Transcript : Electrical engineering and the Lenkurt Electric Company : oral history transcript, 1974 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of...
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Source: 2 Reels of 2: 1/4 inch audio tape
Note : Microphone noise throughout tapes. Description : Growing up in San Francisco; grammar school education at home with mother as teacher; father's activity in politics; active years in politics, 1944-78: member, San Mateo County Republican Committee, county officer and eventually state president, California Federation of Republican Women, 1946-63, election committee for campaigns of Republican state and national officers, and delegate to national conventions, 1960-76; national...
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Source: 5 Reels of 5: 1/4 inch audio tape
Note : Slight thumping at heads and tails of Parts 1 - 3. Gaps from 00:07:33 - 00:08:47 and 00:14:43 - 00:19:45 on Part 11. Description : Growing up in San Francisco; Dalton School, New York City; marriage and return to San Francisco; Democratic party politics, 1956-1977: fund raising, organizing Democratic clubs; chairman, Women's Division, Democratic State Central Committee, 1962-1965; national committeewoman, 1965-1968; women's affairs chairman, Eugene McCarthy primary campaign; losing...
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Source: 10 Reels of 10: 1/4 inch audio tape
Note : Audio level varies across programs. Some distortion and buzzing on tapes. Description : Interviews conducted 1978 by Ruth Teiser and Catherine Harroun for the Regional Oral History Office, Bancroft Library. Introduction by Warren R. Howell. Copies of photographs inserted. Comments on career of his father, Thomas E. Shumate, as physician, pharmacist, and San Francisco police commissioner; growing up in San Francisco; his own medical career as dermatologist: development of interest in...
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Source: 14 Reels of 14: 1/4 inch audio tape
Note : Microphone noise on Part 6. Thumping / handling noise end of Part 6 and beginning of Part 7 as recorded. Description : Study of law at University of California, Berkeley, class of '32; working in Alameda County district attorney's office from 1933; administration of the office and highlights of more important cases; impressions of Earl Warren as district attorney, attorney general and governor; association with Warren Olney; work with the Special Crime Study Commission on Organized...
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Source: 5 Tapes of 5: 1/4 inch audio tape
Note : Audio level varies across programs. Interviewer generally recorded quite low. Description : Pioneer California family background; activity in the Berkeley Republican Women's Club and the Alameda County Republican Central Committee; national committeewoman, 1948-1960; views on women in Republican politics. Call Number : Phonotape 1553 A Transcript : Developing a place for women in the Republican Party : oral history transcript / and related material, 1977-1984 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights...
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Source: 6 Tapes of 6: 1/4 inch audio tape
Note : Brightness levels vary, and audio levels are high as in original recording. Part 4 has drop out and break-up in the last minute. Description : Berkeley, California Disability Culture and Theory, Arts and Media Source : 7 Tapes of 7: MiniDV Transcript : Art and Activism: Pioneering Theater Artists with Disabilities Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work...
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Note : High audio levels as in original recording. Part 5 and 6 have left channel audio only. Description : Paul Longmore, an historian of early America at San Francisco State University, was interviewed for the Disability Rights and Independent Living Movement oral history project to document his multiple roles for more than a quarter century, as a pioneering historian of disability, a leader in the development of disability studies, and an activist on disability issues. Source : 10 Tapes of...
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Description : JOSEPH E. BODOVITZ (b. 1930), first executive director of BCDC, on Senator Eugene McAteer and the study commission, the McAteer-Petris Act and the 1965-1969 planning and permit process, passage of the 1969 act, administration and policy decisions. MELVIN B. LANE (b. 1922), first chairman of BCDC, on theories and practice of chairmanship, relationships with commission members, staff, and pressure groups. E. CLEMENT SHUTE (b. 1939), legal counsel representing the attorney general,...
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Source: 4 Tapes of 4: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Oral History Center of The Bancroft Library at the University of California Berkeley
Jun 8, 2017 Regional Oral History Office
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Note : Audio level varies across programs but generally recorded low. Description : Former director of the State Department of Social Welfare describes revision of services during Reagan's administration: 1969 task force, department reorganization, 1971 legislation, county welfare departments; previous experiences as professional city manager, and in State Department of Public Works. Call Number : Phonotape 1771 C Transcript : Stemming the welfare tide : oral history transcript / 1983 Rights :...
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Source: 5 Tapes of 5: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Note : Gap between 00:27:04 - 00:27:40 on Part 7. Description : ROGER BOAS (b. 1921), Democratic State Central Committee chair, 1968-1970, discusses the 1968 Democratic National Convention, state party issues, reapportionment; Robert F. Kennedy's candidacy and lack of delegation support for Hubert Humphrey, the women's division. CHARLES H. WARREN (b. 1927) discusses state and national party politics; energy crisis politics, 1971-1976, nuclear regulation, Council on Environmental Quality,...
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Source: 5 Tapes of 5: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Note : Programs generally recorded at low level. Interviewer is very difficult to hear. Description : State college and university policies and issues discussed by first chancellor of statewide system: San Francisco State College, Master Plan for Higher Education, California State University management, budget, trustees, relations with legislature and Governors Ronald Reagan and Edmund G. Brown, Jr. Call Number : Phonotape 1872 C Transcript : The evolution of the California State University...
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Source: 4 Tapes of 4: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Oral History Center of The Bancroft Library at the University of California Berkeley
Jun 8, 2017 Regional Oral History Office
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Note : Programs generally recorded at low audio level. Description : Descendant of two distinguished New England families, and married into a third, this chronicles her life in New England society, her marriage to Prof. Woodbridge Bingham, their family, and travels to China and Japan in the turbulent 1930's, as well as their life in Berkeley and Ursula's volunteer work. Call Number : Phonotape 1906 C Transcript : A lady's life : New England, Berkeley, China: oral history transcript / 1983...
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Source: 14 Tapes of 14: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Note : Audio level varies across tapes but is generally low. Description : Planning and Conservation League, founding and lobbying activities, 1965-1970; Sierra Club internal management, Sacramento legislative office, volunteer-staff relations, 1970-1984; lobbying for major environmental legislation, 1965-1984; coastal protection, forest practices, California Environmental Quality Act, energy and water policy, limits on nuclear power, air quality, liquified natural gas terminal; Governors...
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Source: 12 Tapes of 12: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Oral History Center of The Bancroft Library at the University of California Berkeley
Jun 8, 2017 Regional Oral History Office
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Note : Program recorded at low level. Content ends abruptly. Description : Discussion of his legal career in New York and, from 1929, in Los Angeles; the Los Angeles Jewish community; his philanthropic, educational and civic activities. With this (as v. 2): photocopy of his Autobiography (37 l.) commenting on his more important legal cases, and photocopy of an article about the Gillette Razor Co. with which Mr. Hilborn and his father were associated. Call Number : Phonotape 537 C Transcript :...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Note : Audio level varies across tape. Gap from 00:06:48 - 00:07:27 on Part 12. Description : A dual history of Paris-trained San Francisco artist Otis Oldfield (d. 1969) and San Francisco-schooled Helen Oldfield; marriage, and family; friends, relationships, and influences among artists Xavier Martinez, Ralph Stackpole, Diego Rivera, Gottardo Piazzoni, Rinaldo Cuneo, Maynard Dixon, Moya DelPino, Nathan Oliveira, Hassel Smith; art schools in San Francisco and the East Bay. Call Number :...
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Source: 6 Tapes of 6: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Oral History Center of The Bancroft Library at the University of California Berkeley
Jun 8, 2017 Regional Oral History Office
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Note : Programs generally recorded at low level. Description : Getting into the book printing business; buying a Sigwalt printing press, and modifying it for use with one hand; Clifton and Lois's backgrounds prior to printing; learning from Jane Grabhorn to bind books; printing limited editions and selling books; typefaces and setting type; Lois as author of many of the Rather Press books; halftones and other illustrations; the Moxon Chappel support group of private press owners; modifying the...
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Source: 3 Tapes of 3: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Oral History Center of The Bancroft Library at the University of California Berkeley
Jun 8, 2017 Regional Oral History Office
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Description : Robert Mondavi began his wine interests during Prohibition when he helped his father Caesare ship grapes around the country for home wine making. As Prohibition ended Mondavi finished college and began working for Sunny St. Helena Winery and Charles Krug which his father had purchased in 1943. In 1966 after leaving the family business his establish his Robert Mondavi Winery based in Oakville. Italian family background, study at Stanford; career, St. Helena, 1937-1943; Charles Krug...
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Source: 8 Tapes of 8: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Oral History Center of The Bancroft Library at the University of California Berkeley
Jun 8, 2017 Regional Oral History Office
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Description : Virna Canson (b. 1921) on fair employment, consumer education, and waging the war on poverty and discrimination in California through the Western Region of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). MARGARETE CONNOLLY (b. 1910) on developing constituency and programs for mentally retarded children. CAROLINE HEINE (b. 1930) and ANITA MILLER (b. 1928) on women's issues, the staff and appointive leadership of the California Commission on the Status of...
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Source: 11 Tapes of 11: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Note : Tapes generally recorded at low level with high amount of hiss. Description : Forms part of: Government history documentation oral history series; and, Ronald Reagan Gubernatorial Era Oral History Project Call Number : Phonotape 1843 C:1-5 Transcript : The Human Relations Agency : perspectives and programs concerning health, welfare, and corrections, 1966-1970 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California. Copyright Holder has given Institution...
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Source: 5 Tapes of 5: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Note : Audio level varies across programs but generally recorded low. Periodic microphone noise as recorded. Description : Nephews of Joseph Di Giorgio, immigrant founder of the Di Giorgio empire, discuss expansion from fruit and vegetable marketing organization to a diversified corporation adapting padrone system to sophisticated distribution operation. ROBERT DI GIORGIO (1911-1991), chief executive officer, talks about family origins, operations of a tightly integrated fruit company,...
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Source: 14 Tapes of 14: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Oral History Center of The Bancroft Library at the University of California Berkeley
Jun 8, 2017 Regional Oral History Office
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Note : Distortion and hiss on many of the tapes, as recorded. Gap between 00:19:40-00:20:48 on Part 1. Description : Amodio, John. ""Lobbyist for Redwood National Park Expansion."" Jones, Kathleen Goddard. ""Defender of California's Nipomo Dunes, Steadfast Sierra Club Volunteer."" Leopold, A. Starker. ""Wildlife Biologist."" Miller, Susan , ""Staff Support for Sierra Club Growth and Organization, 1964-1977.""...
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Source: 12 Tapes of 12: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Note : Audio quality varies across tapes. High amount of hiss on Parts 46-48. Description : Cofounder, Disabled in Action, New York, 1970;board member and deputy director, Center for Independent Living, Berkeley, 1973-1981;cofounder, World Institute on Disability;assistant secretary U.S. Department of Education in the Clinton administration. Transcript : Pioneering Disability Rights Advocate and Leader in Disabled in Action, New York; Center for Independent Living, Berkeley; World Institute on...
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Source: 33 Tapes of 33: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Note : Varying levels of buzz on Parts 1-15, as on original tapes. Parts 16-25 recorded mono. Description : State and local law enforcement in California, 1944-1970; Democratic party political activities; district attorney's office in San Francisco and Alameda counties; responsibilities and issues in the attorney general's office; Earl Warren, Edmund G. Brown, Sr., and Lynch as attorneys general; California statewide campaign, 1950, 1958, 1962, 1966; presidential campaigns, 1960, 1968. Call...
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Source: 13 Tapes of 13: 1/4 inch audio tape; 1/8 inch audio cassette
Note : Tapes are generally recorded at low level. Description : Concerns his family, educational experience, teaching, government service, and service with the University of California. Call Number : Phonotape 1646 C Transcript : Professor and practitioner: government, election reform, and the votomatic : oral history transcript / and related material, 1980-1983 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California. Copyright Holder has given Institution...
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Source: 9 Tapes of 9: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Description : Public health issues, 1945-1964: chronic disease, medical care for the poor, smog and air pollution, health insurance; State Department of Public Health director, 1965-1967: development of Medi-Cal and federal Medicaid programs; Reagan and state health services: cost effectiveness, emergency cutbacks, reforms. Call Number : Phonotape 1746 C Transcript : Vision and reality in state health care: Medi-Cal and other public programs, 1946-1975 : oral history transcript / and related...
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Source: 4 Tapes of 4: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Oral History Center of The Bancroft Library at the University of California Berkeley
Jun 8, 2017 Regional Oral History Office
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Note : Audio quality varies across tapes, static towards the beginning of several parts. Description : New York wine and spirits trade, 1933-1942; WWII and Alaska, 1942-1949; wholesaling in southern California; Almaden Winery, 1955-1969: Louis Benoist, Frank Schoonmaker, adding vineyards, the ""Mountain Wines,"" expansion, 1960s, sale to National Distillers; Dieppe presidency: packaging innovations, expanding variety of wines; National Distillers: board members, Brazil...
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Source: 7 Tapes of 7: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Description : Passage of 1965 federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act; racial discrimination in teacher employment; Early Childhood Education programs, compensatory education, equalization of public school finance, racial desegregation within the schools; experiences with previous superintendent Max Rafferty; Reagan as governor, the state legislature, the California Supreme Court; local superintendents and parents' groups, and the NAACP. Call Number : Phonotape 1638 C Transcript :...
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Source: 15 Tapes of 15: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Oral History Center of The Bancroft Library at the University of California Berkeley
Jun 8, 2017 Regional Oral History Office
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Note : Programs generally recorded at low level. Description : Lowell High School, San Francisco, and UC Berkeley, 1923; San Francisco Examiner and Oakland Post-Enquirer, 1924-1925; marriages to Lucien Lehmann (1926), and Dan Stone (1956), and children; work with League of Women Voters, Temple Emanu-El, American Red Cross, Hebrew Home for the Aged; president, Mount Zion Hospital Women's Auxiliary, 1950-1953, and San Francisco Girl Scout Council, 1953-1956; Jackie Foster Care, 1958-1959; work...
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Source: 8 Tapes of 8: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Note : Audio quality varies across tapes as recorded. Audio level can be low. Long gap in Part 5 between 00:12:13 - 00:17:22. Description : Interviewees include: William J. Monihan, Elio Benvenuto, Emily Michels, Robert Brennan, Ethel Souza, William Justema, Louisa Jenkins, Maria Luisa Wolfskill, Mary Erckenbrack, Antonio Sotomayor, Paul Ryan, Micaela DuCasse, Mario Ciampi, Stephen DeStaebler, Charles Warren Callister, Vivian Cummings, Harold W. Cummings, Robert Olwell, Lucienne Bloch...
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Source: 35 Tapes of 35: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Oral History Center of The Bancroft Library at the University of California Berkeley
Jun 8, 2017 Regional Oral History Office
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Note : Audio level and quality varies across recordings as on original tapes. Brief gaps in content on Parts 35, 50, 54, and 90. Brief cut to unrelated interview on Part 59. Description : Interviews conducted 1981-1982 by Malca Chall for the Regional Oral History Office, Bancroft Library, with individuals involved in state, regional and local land-use planning in California. Volume 1: State and Regional Planning Initiatives, 1950-1975. Interviewees, and titles of interviews, as follows: Francis...
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Source: 56 Tapes of 56: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Oral History Center of The Bancroft Library at the University of California Berkeley
Jun 8, 2017 Regional Oral History Office
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Note : Warble and speed fluctuations, with Parts 9 - 16 recorded at slower speed (resulting in faster playback). Description : From Belgium to Detroit, 1920, to San Francisco, 1925; presidency of International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union Local 10, 1938, 1942, 1943, 1945, 1946; ILWU second vice president, 1947-1960; Local 10 representative on Area Labor Relations Committee; ILWU Coast Negotiating Committee, 1952-1960; appointed Southern California Arbitrator for ILWU-Pacific Maritime...
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Source: 8 Tapes of 8: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Oral History Center of The Bancroft Library at the University of California Berkeley
Jun 8, 2017 Regional Oral History Office
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Note : Audio levels vary across programs. Some static on tapes. Additional Title : Kitty Cone: Political Organizer for Disability Rights, 1970s-1990s, and Strategist for Section 504 Demonstrations, 1977 Description : Family background in Champaign, IL; education in the South, Japan, and Washington, D.C.; muscular dystrophy diagnosis, health care, family support; University of Illinois, 1962-1967: Rehabilitation Center, civil rights activism, Students for a Democratic Society; political...
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Source: 23 Tapes of 23: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Description : Childhood in Arkansas, Louisiana, and McCloud, California; Chico State University, 1954-1956; contracting polio, 1956, and rehab at Fairmount Hospital, San Leandro; majoring in speech therapy at an inaccessible San Francisco State University, 1958-1960; work for Volunteer Bureau of Alameda County; black nationalist and civil rights movements in Oakland; Alameda County Health Department; anti-poverty work for Oakland Economic Development Council, 1965-1968; West Oakland Community...
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Source: 10 Tapes of 10: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Description : Childhood in Arkansas, Louisiana, and McCloud, California; Chico State University, 1954-1956; contracting polio, 1956, and rehab at Fairmount Hospital, San Leandro; majoring in speech therapy at an inaccessible San Francisco State University, 1958-1960; work for Volunteer Bureau of Alameda County; black nationalist and civil rights movements in Oakland; Alameda County Health Department; anti-poverty work for Oakland Economic Development Council, 1965-1968; West Oakland Community...
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Oral History Center of The Bancroft Library at the University of California Berkeley
Jun 8, 2017 Regional Oral History Office
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Note : Low audio levels as in original recording. Additional Title : Kitty Cone: Political Organizer for Disability Rights, 1970s-1990s, and Strategist for Section 504 Demonstrations, 1977 Description : Family background in Champaign, IL; education in the South, Japan, and Washington, D.C.; muscular dystrophy diagnosis, health care, family support; University of Illinois, 1962-1967: Rehabilitation Center, civil rights activism, Students for a Democratic Society; political organizing for...
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Note : Hiss. Some mic noise. Interviewer levels are low. Parts 45-49 have different interviewees. Parts 46 & 47 have low levels. Description : Family and education, law school; Los Angeles County relief programs, 1932-1938; State Relief Administration, welfare policies, camp programs, Governor Olson, federal arts and writers' projects; wartime community organizing, Washington, D.C., 1943-1945; tracing operations, United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA), 1945-1947,...
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Source: 27 Tapes of 27: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Description : A. LAWRENCE CHICKERING (b. 1941) and ROBERT B. HAWKINS, JR. (b. 1944), aides to Reagan, on State Office of Economic Opportunity, 1970-1972: Lewis Uhler as director, legal services paradoxes, education vouchers, blacks and politics; California Rural Legal Assistance, and other self-help initiatives; Institute for Contemporary Studies (1973-1984); the governor's 1973-1974 task force on local government; strategies for the 1980s, the Sequoia Institute, thoughts on the intellectual...
Topic: californialightandsound
Source: 5 Tapes of 5: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Oral History Center of The Bancroft Library at the University of California Berkeley
Jun 8, 2017 Regional Oral History Office
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Note : Low levels and high hiss as on original recordings. Description : Depression years in Chicago and Seattle; art study, University of Washington, Columbia University; M.F.A. in ceramics and weaving, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Michigan; WWII army service in Alaska; teaching weaving at the University of Washington; marriage to Katherine Westphal; UC Berkeley Decorative Art and Design depts., administration; jurying, museums, galleries, centers for fiber arts; influential artists; discussion...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 12 Tapes of 12: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Note : Low audio levels as on original recording. Description : Kansas background; education, Wellesley College, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin; professor of economics, Marietta and Eureka colleges, 1924-1938; regional supervisor, Consumer Purchases Survey, researcher for the American Federation of Labor, people and issues of the 1936-1941 era; chief, Program Planning Branch of the Bureau of Old Age and Survivors Insurance (Social Security Administration), 1942-1951; positions with Fund for the...
Topic: californiarevealed
Description : Stiles Hall and early UC Berkeley work, 1950s: R. G. Sproul, Andy Lawson, Monroe Deutsch, Herbert Bolton; photographers Edward Weston, Ansel Adams, Imogen Cunningham, Dorothea Lange, Yusef Karsch, William Garnett, Margaret Dhaemers; verbal portraits, including Aldous Huxley, Darius Milhaud, Chiura Obata, Chester Nimitz, August Vollmer, Czeslow Milosz, Theodora Kroeber; relaxing the subject; autobiographical comments. Call Number : Phonotape 1465 C Transcript : A portrait...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 6 Tapes of 6: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Description : Education, University of Otago, New Zealand, Iowa State University; UC Berkeley, PhD, 1936; Laura Spelman Rockefeller Fellow placements, 1929-1930; development of early childhood education studies; Department of Home Economics, UC Berkeley; Child Study Center nursery school; remarks on writing, research, and teaching. Call Number : Phonotape 1464 C Transcript : Catherine Landreth: The Nursery School of the Institute of Child Welfare of UC Berkeley Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Oral History Center of The Bancroft Library at the University of California Berkeley
Jun 7, 2017 Regional Oral History Office
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Description : Burger discusses Earl Warren, the Eisenhower candidacy for U.S. President, and the issue of a Stassen or Taft candidacy. Call Number : Phonotape 2840 C:1-2 Transcript : The 1952 Republican convention : oral history transcript / 1987 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Oral History Center of The Bancroft Library at the University of California Berkeley
Jun 7, 2017 Regional Oral History Office
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Description : Van Hook discusses his Arkansas childhood; move to Richmond, California, 1943; Kaiser Shipyard worker, 1943-1945; Singing Shipbuilders gospel quartet, 1943-1946; postwar changes in Richmond; advice to younger generations. Call Number : Phonotape 2659 C:1-3 Transcript : Recollections of a singing shipbuilder : oral history transcript / Lewis Van Hook Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California. Copyright Holder has given Institution...
Topic: californialightandsound
Source: 3 Tapes of 3: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Note : Right channel recorded at lower level than left. Description : McCarthy and Cunningham families, San Francisco; education at schools and colleges of the Order of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, and UC Berkeley; other Catholic teaching orders and educational institutions; presidency of the College of Notre Dame, Belmont, 1956-1980: student recruitment, funding, curriculum, continuing education division, coeducation, accreditation; religious identification for college and faculty,...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 3 Tapes of 3: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Note : Interviewee is recorded at low level throughout tapes. Background noise and microphone noise as on original tapes. Description : Irish-American childhood; Catholic education; San Francisco legal community: leading lawyers, municipal court; U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California: fellow judges, administration and growth, pretrial and other courtroom procedures, some antitrust and labor cases, 1946-1979. Call Number : Phonotape 1406 C Transcript : Memories of San...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 17 Tapes of 17: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Note : Audio level varies, with interviewer often recorded at low level. Description : National forest and wilderness policies, 1960s-1970s; Pacific Northwest environmental issues, 1960s; creation of Redwood National Park, 1968; issues of the 1970s, including energy policy, Mineral King, Redwood Park enlargement, Alaska, international conservation; reflections on tactics and strategies: litigation, lobbying, publicity, political endorsements; analysis of the environmental movement and...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 16 Tapes of 16: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Note : Part 5 has the same content as part 3 but the microphone is closer to the interviewer in part 5 and closer to the interviewee in part 3. Ends abruptly. Description : Childhood, Clare, MI, and parental influences; Thomas Normal Training School, Detroit; art education and teaching experiences, 1910-1925: Throop Institute, Pasadena, California College of Arts and Crafts, and California School of Fine Arts; Douglas Donaldson, Ralph Johonnot; friends among Bay Area artists, dancers,...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 17 Tapes of 17: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Oral History Center of The Bancroft Library at the University of California Berkeley
Jun 7, 2017 Regional Oral History Office
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Note : Speed fluctuations throughout on Part 19. Popping on Parts 7-14 and Parts 29-31 as on original tapes. Description : Interviews with five staff members. Interviewees (copies of photographs and of documentary material inserted), and titles of interviews, as follows: Douglas Barrett. Goodwin Knight's Governor's Office, 1953-1958, and the Youth Authority, 1958-1965. Press secretary and personal friend. Tom M. Bright. The Governor's Office of Goodwin J. Knight, 1953-1958. Departmental...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 17 Tapes of 17: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Note : Parts 1-4 recorded at low level with high amount of hiss, occasional popping. Description : India: childhood, schools, the revolutionary movement; Har Dayal, university students, The Great Rebellion newspaper; UC Berkeley, 1913, studies in social reform, Carleton Parker; San Francisco Daily News, Examiner; Raine Bennett, H. L. Mencken, George Sterling; interviewing Einstein, Millikan, E. O. Lawrence; National Assn. of Science Writers; Hearst's American Weekly, and ""science for...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 7 Tapes of 7: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Description : Interviews conducted in 1982 by Fred A. Cline, Jr. Copy of photograph inserted. Donated Oral Histories Collection. Growing up in Pacific Grove, Sebastopol and Santa Rosa; teaching in country school in Oregon in Finnish community; study of physiotherapy during World War I and rehabilitation work with U.S. Army after the war; marriage and move to Carmel in l924; Noel Sullivan and the musical community there; travels in Mexico, Europe, Alaska, etc.: establishment of Barn Door Canteen...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 6 Tapes of 6: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Oral History Center of The Bancroft Library at the University of California Berkeley
Jun 7, 2017 Regional Oral History Office
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Note : Parts 1-4: Joseph A. Moore. Parts 5-7: Kathleen Pabst. Description : The Mechanics' Institute, San Francisco, viewed by trustee and president JOSEPH A. MOORE (b. 1908) : Theodore R. Meyer and the board, leaders and dissidents in the Institute, the chess room, elections, library users; KATHLEEN PABST discusses the library's background, meeting new needs, working with the library committee and the board since 1974, development plans. Appended address by Meyer, 1964, and notes on the...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 4 Tapes of 4: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Note : Frequent popping noises and variations in audio level as on original tape. Description : Nevada City and Berkeley background; memories of UC, the Daily Californian, campus life, professors; family members; business development in the Sacramento and San Francisco areas; forming Blyth, Witter & Co., investment bankers, 1914; interest in steamship and utility companies; comments on the Carquinez Bridge and the Bay Area Rapid Transit system; community interests and clubs. Call Number :...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 4 Tapes of 4: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Description : Sacramento boyhood; UC Berkeley, 1912; WWI, navy experience; Brobeck, Phleger, and Harrison: labor and waterfront cases in the 1930s, counsel to Matson, DiGiorgio, Hearst, and public utility companies; associate director, Legal Division, US Military Government, Germany; legal advisor to State Department, 1953-57: Dulles and other personalities, the summit conferences, the Indochina Conference, the Suez crisis; representing the US in foreign affairs, 1957-75: treaty negotiations,...
Topic: californialightandsound
Source: 4 Tapes of 4: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Description : Childhood in Belvedere, CA, and family memories; parents, Muriel Atherton and Albert Bierstadt Russell, and sister, Dominga; grandmother Gertrude Atherton, and her circle; the Elizabeth Duncan School, Isadora Duncan; stage career in the 1920s; Hollywood and the Silent Era; comments on Senator James Phelan, Mabel Dodge, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.; marriages. Call Number : Phonotape 1435 C Transcript : Gertrude Atherton, family, and celebrated friends : oral history transcript / 1981...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Oral History Center of The Bancroft Library at the University of California Berkeley
Jun 7, 2017 Regional Oral History Office
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Description : Influences on Stegner's environmental consciousness; involvement in the Sierra Club, 1950s-1960s; special assistant to Secretary of the Interior Stewart Udall, 1961; National Parks Advisory Board, 1960s; reflections on art and advocacy, on elitism in the wilderness movement, and on current writers with environmental themes. Appended 1960 Wilderness Letter. Additional Description : Related to cabeuroh_000234 . Call Number : Phonotape 1558 C Transcript : Wallace Stegner: The Artist...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Note : Program level varies as on original tape. Description : Reagan as General Electric Television Theater host; plant visits, community relations; Reagan's concerns about Screen Actors' Guild, communism, liberal opposition; corporate public relations operations; Reagan's speech ideas and information-gathering. Additional Description : Related to cabeuroh_000234 . Call Number : Phonotape 1473 C Transcript : Ronald Reagan and The General Electric Theater, 1954-1955 : oral history transcript /...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Note : Break in program from 00:19:27 - 00:20:03 on Part 1 and from 14:10 - 15:51 on Part 8. Audio level varies throughout tapes, often recorded low. Description : The Meyer Brandenstein and the Joseph Rosenberg families; history of a Monterey County Mexican California land grant, the Rancho San Bernardo, since 1871; the Barbree and Quinn families; San Ardo: people, activities, structures and streets; water supply; oil and cattle; John Steinbeck and the Salinas Valley. Appended 1972 Report on...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 8 Tapes of 8: 1/8 inch audio cassette